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Percussionist and curator Steven Schick perform...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: To The Earth Festival, Sidro Saturdays, 'The Mango Tree,' Xenos And Art Alive

June 17
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include classical music honoring the planet, a fictional band comes to life, SDMA gets the floral treatment, a new San Ysidro art crawl and a Black playwright's world premiere.

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Can 'In The Heights' Change The Hollywood Landscape?

June 16
By Beth Accomando

“In the Heights” opened last week. It serves up a rare commodity: a big budget Hollywood musical created by a Puerto Rican American, directed by an Asian American and featuring a racially diverse cast. Could this herald a change in Hollywood?

Entertainer Celeste Noel Parker, also know as

The Parker Edison Project: Family Legacy And Culture Handed Down

June 16
Parker Edison

In a new episode of the "The Parker Edison Project" podcast, host Parker Edison explores his family legacy and how something as small as a movie or CD can create a shared culture for a generation. Plus, Parker talks with a larger-than-life artist who was an important part of the soundtrack to his childhood.

The Civic Theatre in San Diego sits empty in an...

Live Audiences Return To San Diego

June 15
By Jade Hindmon, Julia Dixon Evans

As California lifts pandemic restrictions on crowds and social distancing, San Diego performance venues prepare for a long-awaited return of live audiences.

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'In The Heights' Makes Some Noise, Spreads Joy On The Big Screen

June 10
By Beth Accomando

Before "Hamilton," Lin-Manuel Miranda created "In the Heights," a musical about the largely Dominican neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. Now "Crazy Rich Asians" director Jon M. Chu brings it to the screen.

Joy Yvonne Jones, one of the organizers of San ...

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Say It Loud,' Wagner New Play Festival, Young Choreographers And Mainly Mozart

June 10
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include the launch of a theater-centric Juneteenth festival, brand new plays you can listen to on Spotify, outdoor dance from emerging choreographers and Mozart under the stars.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Cataphant, Word Up, Zlatomir Fung, Mindanao Dance And Music, Trolley Dances And Omar Pimienta

June 3
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in the arts: Cataphant at Swish Projects, Word Up in-person, cello virtuoso Zlatomir Fung livestream, folk performance from the Philippines, Trolley Dances and Omar Pimienta at Lux.

Detail of the album cover for 10-19 and the Num...

5 Songs To Discover In San Diego In June

June 2
By Julia Dixon Evans

Discover new music from bands in the region, including 10-19 and the Number Men, Accidents, The Verigolds, Maura Rosa and Satanic Puppeteer Orchestra.

The set of the internet show '2Mex Cinema' is p...

The Parker Edison Project: Underground Media Makers And What Inspires Them

June 2
Kurt Kohnen and Parker Edison

In a new episode of the "The Parker Edison Project" podcast, Parker explores the media landscape beyond news and social media and speaks with a photographer who does everything from album covers to popular movies, a professor of history who produces a podcast and a musician who argues that music is the foundation of all art forms.

Malashock Dance presents

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'The Bridge,' 'Pick Me Last,' 'The Great Indian Kitchen,' 'Harawi' And 'Measurements Of Progress'

May 27
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks: Malashock Dance outdoors, new Indian film screening with Chitra Gopalakrishnan's exhibition, UCSD MFA closing reception, an AAPI group show, Project [BLANK]'s latest and La Jolla Playhouse's POP Tour.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Other Times, Other Places,' SD Master Chorale, 'What's That Sound,' Amir H. Fallah And 'Constellations'

May 20
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our weekend arts picks include outdoor performances by San Diego Dance Theater and SD Master Chorale, a new filmed play at Coronado Playhouse, Lux Art Institute's outgoing regional artist-in-residence and a (virtual) first show from The Shell.

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The Parker Edison Project: A Lens Into The Minds Of Two San Diego Filmmakers

May 19
By Kurt Kohnen and KPBS Public Media / Parker Edison

In a new episode of the KPBS Explore podcast "The Parker Edison Project," you’ll meet two San Diego-based directors, Ben Johnson and Bill Perrine, and learn more about host Parker Edison's longtime love of film. Plus, rapper King Dice hosts a new episode of the recurring segment, "Movies Millennials Should Movie."

Los Romeros is pictured onstage in Adelaide, Au...

Los Romeros Celebrate 60th Anniversary With Livestream Concert

May 18
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

One of San Diego County's most famous classical music groups, Los Romeros, will perform a 60th anniversary concert on Sunday. It will be livestreamed from the Belly Up in Solana Beach.

San Diego Symphony CEO Martha Gilmer addresses ...

San Diego Symphony's New Outdoor Venue Gets An Official Name

May 13
By John Carroll

The San Diego Symphony announced on Thursday their new outdoor venue will be named The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park. The Radys and the Jacobs were on hand for an event at the venue.

Alison Wiese's

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Marking Time,' 'Paths Converge,' A Pop-Up Concert, A New Nite Market And 'Raymonda'

May 13
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend, the Athenaeum, Hausmann Quartet, Project [BLANK] and Good Faith Gallery all have in-person art and culture offerings, plus a virtual ballet production from City Ballet.

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